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742Re: Rialto Pressa ink traps

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  • bielerpr
    Jul 16, 2002
      > Well said Gerald. I think we do need to support the efforts of those
      > designing better products, I wanted to get an idea of how much better the
      > optimised font would be, than simply choosing a lighter font before making
      > an investment.
      > Ernest Shackleton, the Antarctic explorer said one should always acquire the
      > best tools possible, as poor tools corrode the spirit, and I think the same
      > applies to printing.
      > Regards,
      > Mark.

      Interesting! On the selection of typefaces, Lewis Allen commented,
      "inferior tools corrode the spirit" (in Printing on the Hand Press).
      Do you suppose he appropriated that from Shackleton?

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